VEIL OF VENUS (EPISODE 3) CMP 236 - (1988) - 28 1/2 Minutes Venus has sometimes been called Earth's twin, but during this program we learn about the hostile atmosphere of the planet. Featured are such facts as the surface temperature of Venus being at least 796 degrees with an atmospheric pressure of about 90 times that on Earth. Topics: NASA, Earth, Venus, Journey Through the Solar System
ASSIGNMENT: SHOOT THE MOON (EPISODE 5) HQ 167 - (1967) - 28 Minutes Summarizes the exploration of the Moon conducted by the unmanned Ranger, Surveyor, and lunar orbiter spacecraft. Also shows how such detailed data and photography contributed to the first manned flights to the Moon. The film describes the complexities of close-up photography of the Moon and includes views of craters, mountain ranges, and other lunar terrain. AWARDS: Golden Eagle, Council on International Nontheatrical Events... Topics: NASA, moon, education, Journey Through the Solar System, lunar
A brief fantasy of future space exploration produced by Eric Wernquist and narrated by Carl Sagan. IMPORTANT NOTICE: This video has been made freely available to the public through the NASA website, Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive. However it is not in the public domain. Commercial use is prohibited. The incorporation of all or part of this video in other works is also prohibited. Topics: space exploration, future fantasy, the solar system, Carl Sagan
MERCURY: EXPLORATION OF A PLANET (EPISODE 2) HQ 282 - (1976) - 28 Minutes The flight of the Mariner 10 spacecraft to Venus and Mercury is detailed in animation and photography. Views of Mercury are featured. Included is animation on the origin of the solar system. Dr. Bruce C. Murray, director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, comments on the mission. Topics: NASA, Mariner 10, Venus, Mercury, JPL, Exploring the Solar System
EARTH, THE PLANET (EPISODE 4) CMP 237 - (1988) - 28 1/2 Minutes This program explains a region of the Earth's atmosphere, the magnetosphere. Included are a description of how the magnetosphere works, how its energy releases, and the effects of the Sun's eruptions. Also included is an explanation of solar wind and aurora, as well as an extensive description of the information provided by the Landsat satellite. Topics: NASA, Earth, atmosphere, magnetosphere, Sun, Journey Through the Solar System
OUR STAR THE SUN (EPISODE 1) CMP 235 - (1988) - 28 1/2 Minutes The Sun as revealed by thousands of pictures taken by Skylab astronauts. Much new information and understanding about the Sun was gained from the three Skylab flights. Topics: NASA, education, Solar System, Skkylab, Sun, Journey Through the Solar System
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For the first time, man is able to see in sharp detail the surfaces of the Moon, Mercury, and Mars. By reading into their surfaces the history of how the planets formed, scientists are attempting to discover the origin of the solar system itself Topics: Planets, Lunar surface, Origin of the Solar system, Planets, Surface of Mars (Planet), Surface of...
Hey guys! I am proud to present to you this extremely rare, hard to get in good quality track pack. The main themes from Mars Software & Arc Media Inc's "Let's Explore" CD pack! Every element of this track is perfect for me to listen to. It brings back memories of my childhood :) ___________________________________________ This CD came with the five tracks in the pack: "The Solar System", "The Sun & Moon, "Mars", "The Galaxy" and... Topics: Let's Explore, The Solar System, The Sun & Moon, Mars, The Red Planet, The Galaxy, Space...
For the past 35 years, NASAâs twin Voyager spacecraft have been speeding away from the sun. And although they completed their exploratory missions to the outer planets in the late 1980s, the probes have continued to send back readings from the void beyond Pluto. As a result, almost any day nowâmaybe tomorrow, maybe in just a couple of yearsâVoyager 1 will do something that no object made by human hands ever has: it will leave the solar system. And the data that the Voyager spacecraft are... Topics: Voyager, Voyager Spacecraft, space, edge of the solar system, edge of solar system, solar system,...